Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Manufacturing Test Engineer II

    Location US-WA-Bothell
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    This position has participates in the development, validation, and maintenance of automated and manual test processes that support Production.  This person participates in test equipment and application selection, and the development of special test equipment and software as required to test Solta products in a production environment.  This position is the primary contact for Production and Product Development as related to production test.



    • Participates in all aspects of production test development including: planning, test specification, test procedure, test software development, fixture and tool development, verification and validation execution, and test implementation.
    • Works within the production test development roadmap.
    • Participates in the definition, development, and implementation of board, module, and system level tests at Solta and suppliers.
    • Works to optimize test solutions for the manufacture of electromechanical assemblies and products. 
    • Participates in and holds technical design reviews.
    • Documents, validates and maintains test fixtures and test systems for Production, Service, and Subcontractors.
    • Creates, implements, and monitors key performance indicators and metrics. Performs data analysis and trending on production test processes. 
    • Performs data trending analysis and participates in root-cause failure analysis.
    • Participates in design for test reviews during product development and other design change activities. 


    • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, related field or equivalent experience.  
    • Experience in a medical device manufacturing a plus.
    • Visual Basic / C# .net programming experience required.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Ability to drive production test capacity improvement through test time reduction and test expansion.
    • Able to utilize test data to drive improvement.
    • Experience developing manual and automated manufacturing tests at system, sub assembly and board level is a plus.  
    • Working knowledge of medical device FDA QSR's, ISO13485 and IEC-60601 requirements is a plus
    • Database experience is a plus.
    • Effective communication and documentation skills.
    • A self-motivated and results-oriented individual.
    • Background in RF, Laser products, and/or diagnostic or therapeutic ultrasound.  
    • Demonstrated ability to coach and train production personnel.
    • Strong PC skills required – Word, Excel, etc.  


    Language and Verbal Skills

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, specifications, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Ability to clearly and concisely convey project accomplishments, obstacles, issues, and status to project team members.


    Math Skills

    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to use MS Excel to perform calculations and interpret project results/data.

    Analytical and Reading Skills

    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to read regulatory, technical and clinical literature and documents and extract important concepts.


    Physical Requirements

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform lifting tasks of up to 30 pounds for short durations.  Duties of this job may involve standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.  Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


    Work Environment

    • The work environment is office and light manufacturing.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some light machining and prototyping activities will involve moderate noise levels (i.e. power drill) and moderate dust or debris exposure.



    • Solta Medical is committed to the health and safety of our employees.   We expect that all employees will perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.

    Be Aware of Recruiting Fraud

    Job Applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms.


    To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.



    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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